PURPOSE
The Stars of Arts and Sciences recognizes living individuals who have achieved state, national, or international distinction by their accomplishments and leadership, all while supporting their community and the NMSU College of Arts and Sciences. The College of Arts and Sciences is seeking nominations for four awards (referred to as the Stars of Arts and Sciences): the Town and Gown award, the Star of the Arts award, the Star of the Sciences award, and the Star of the College of Arts and Sciences award.
ESTABLISHED: 2013
ELIGIBILITY CONSIDERATIONS:

  1. The candidate performed specific, meritorious service which reflects the quality and advancement of NMSU.
  2. The candidate achieved distinction in his/her business or professional life.
  3. The candidate is an individual who, in deeds and action, reflects and recognizes the importance of education.
  4. The candidate is a person of such integrity, stature, and demonstrated ability, that the faculty, staff, students, and alumni will take pride in and be inspired by his or her recognition.

THOSE INELIGIBLE FOR NOMINATIONS

  1.  An elected or candidate for any public office.
  2.  A current employee of NMSU or of the NMSU Foundation.
  3.  A member of the College of Arts and Sciences Starry Night Committee.

PROCEDURE
Application Deadline: Nomination forms must be submitted to the NMSU College of Arts and Sciences Dean’s Office prior to November 15th, 2017. Nomination forms must be complete and thorough. This information will be used as the basis for the evaluation and selection of the Starry Night Committee.

Review Committee: Members of the Dean’s Council along with the current Dean of the College of Arts and Sciences will review all completed award nominations and make the final selections. Each awardee will be honored during A Starry Night event in March 2018.

Nominee Review and Consideration: Candidates with completed nomination forms on file will be eligible for review and consideration for one additional year following the initial submission. Nominators are encouraged to update application materials.

NMSU College of Arts and Sciences Stars Award
PURPOSE
The Stars of Arts and Sciences recognizes living individuals who have achieved state, national, or international distinction by their accomplishments and leadership, all while supporting their community and the NMSU College of Arts and Sciences.

NOMINATION FORM (must accompany nomination material)
Please print or type and submit to the College of Arts and Sciences Dean’s Office prior to November 15, 2017.

  • NOMINEE’S BACKGROUND (Please be complete and thorough on separate sheets)

  • Please describe how the nominee has achieved distinction in their career.
  • Please describe how the nominee has contributed to promoting NMSU and NMSU College of Arts and Sciences.
  • Please describe how the nominee has contributed to enhancing the lives of students, staff, and faculty members in the College of Arts and Sciences and at NMSU in general.
  • Please describe how the nominee has demonstrated distinction in their voluntary leadership efforts in charitable causes, and how they have demonstrated distinction in leadership efforts which have improved the cultural, social, political, or economic well-being of society.
  • Include the following with your nomination:

  • Other Significant Information—List any other significant information regarding the nominee’s profession or life. You may include biographies, awards received, resumes, magazine and newspaper articles, letters, etc. in the box below
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    Other Significant Information. You may include biographies, awards received, resumes, magazine and newspaper articles, letters, etc.
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    Accepted file types: pdf, docx, doc.
    Additional letters of support or reference that detail the nominee’s achievements and accomplishments.
Please return nominatin form no later than November 15, 2017.
College of Arts and Sciences
A Starry Night
NMSU, MSC 3335
Las Cruces, NM 88003-8001